SUFFOLK AA-I

BRENTWOOD INDIANS

Coach: Christopher Harrison

Last season: 11-9

Key players

G Ty’Zhea Hawkins 5-5 Jr.

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G K’anndra Rhoden 5-4 Sr.

G/F Alexandra Reyes 5-10 Jr.

G Ashley Richards 5-5 Fr.

C Jeanna Cunningham 6-3 Fr.

Outlook: In position to contend, returning 14 players.

COMMACK COUGARS

Coach: Denis Conroy

Last season: 22-3

Key players

G Jillian Spagnuola 5-3 Sr.

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G Casey Hearns 5-8 Jr.

F Lauren Maline 5-8 Jr.

G Kim Shalhoub 5-8 Jr.

F Gabby Becerra 5-8 Jr.

Outlook: Spagnuola and Hearns step into significant roles.

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FLOYD COLONIALS

Coach: Rich Sinclair

Last season: 3-15

Key players

F Crystal Blair 5-9 Sr.

F Vilma Mitruleviciute 5-6 Sr.

G Jayna Rios 5-1 G

G Cassidy Samuelson 5-9 Fr.

G Amber Rowe 5-6 Jr.

Outlook: Looking to improve.

LONGWOOD LIONS

Coach: James Castiglione

Last season: 10-10

Key players

G Zorria West 5-10 Sr.

F Nyia Longford 5-8 Soph.

G Janelle Brown 5-3 Fr.

G TyLisa Martinez 5-7 Jr.

G Kaneasha Strider 5-1 Soph.

Outlook: Brown runs the offense, West is a big-time scorer.

PATCHOGUE-MEDFORD RAIDERS

Coach: Matt Brisson

Last season: 1-17

Key players

G Sekai Cheatham 5-4 Sr.

F Kenedy Petersen 5-8 Jr.

G Nikki Beatty 5-4 Sr.

G/F Jazlyn Morrow 5-9 Sr.

G Caitlin Dellecave 5-4 Fr.

Outlook: Upperclassmen are joined by exciting newcomer Dellacave.

SACHEM EAST FLAMING ARROWS

Coach: Brent Lawrence

Last season: 13-9

Key players

C Danielle Cosgrove 6-4 Jr.

G Gabby Aspuru 6-0 Sr.

G Kaitlyn Wolff 5-7 Jr.

F Hannah Ruberto 5-10 Soph.

G Kelley McKeveny 5-5 Sr.

Outlook: Cosgrove, one of Suffolk’s top players, leads team with lofty goals.

SACHEM NORTH FLAMING ARROWS

Coach: Justin O’Connell

Last season: 6-12

Key players

F Annie Keenan 5-11 Jr.

G Eve Calabria 5-8 Sr.

G Lisa Galante 5-8 Jr.

G Amanda Steinberg 5-9 Jr.

F Hailey Hallum 5-10 Soph.

Outlook: A reliable starting five coupled with a talented bench .

WARD MELVILLE PATRIOTS

Coach: Bruce Haller

Last season: 18-2

Key players

G Lauren Hansen 5-8 Soph.

G Taylor Tripptree 5-8 Sr.

G Kiera Ramaliu 5-6 Sr.

G Julia Coletti 5-6 Sr.

G Hannah Lorenzen 5-8 Sr.

Outlook: Hansen, back from injury, could be a force.

SUFFOLK AA-II

BAY SHORE MARAUDERS

Coach: Janine Mazzie

Last season: 7-11

Key players

G Victoria Pearce 5-8 Sr.

G Keonjah Nugent 5-5 Sr.

G Jami Cardenas 5-7 Sr.

F Emaree Hinton 6-1 Jr.

F Majegane Barry 5-11 Soph.

Outlook: Veteran roster; Pearce is a game-changer.

CENTRAL ISLIP MUSKETEERS

Coach: Paul Venturi

Last season: 16-3

Key players

G Chanel Taylor 5-7 Sr.

F Anhya Jenkins 5-7 Sr.

G Naabea Assibey-Bonsu 5-7 Jr.

C Jade Walls 5-10 Soph.

G Myha Lombert 5-6 Soph.

Outlook: Taylor is one of Suffolk’s most exciting guards.

CONNETQUOT THUNDERBIRDS

Coach: Charlie Hafner

Last season: 0-20

Key players

Victoria O’Toole Jr.

Amanda Ehardt Sr.

Dani Curran Jr.

Karly Hokenson Jr.

Shannon Dent Sr.

Outlook: O’Toole (17 points, 10 rebounds), led T-Birds to streak-breaking opening victory over Babylon.

HILLS EAST THUNDERBIRDS

Coach: Adam Cirnigliaro

Last season: 9-10

Key players

G Alexa Wallace 5-8 Jr.

G Jessie Maurer 5-10 Jr.

G Jessica Womble 5-2 Jr.

G Sophia Tawil 5-9 Soph.

G Mckayla Jones 5-5 Soph.

Outlook: Four starters return from last year’s playoff team.

LINDENHURST BULLDOGS

Coach: Greg Flynn

Last season: 6-12

Key players

G/F Megan Steinman 5-9 Jr.

F Shay McCandless 5-8 Soph.

G Hara McCandless 5-7 Sr.

G Avery Shagen 5-6 Soph.

C Sarah Curto 6-1 Sr.

Outlook: Shay McCandless and Shagen are rising stars.

NORTHPORT TIGERS

Coach: Richard Castellano

Last season: 13-6

Key players

G Hannah Stockman 5-9 Soph.

G Danielle Pavinelli 5-9 Fr.

F Heather Jerome 5-10 Sr.

F Kristen Nicolai 5-8 Jr.

G/F Brenna Farrington 5-8 Sr.

Outlook: Stockman and Pavinelli set to take AA-II by storm.

RIVERHEAD BLUE WAVES

Coach: David Spinella

Last season: 16-4

Key players

G Faith Johnson-DeSilvia 5-5 Jr.

G Kate McCarney 5-6 Jr.

G Kim Ligon 5-7 Jr.

G Mary Reiter 5-7 Sr.

G Regan Montefusco 5-7 Soph.

Outlook: Counting on speed to offset a lack of height.

WHITMAN WILDCATS

Coach: Dan Trebour

Last season: 9-9

Key players

G Rosa Portaro 5-7 Sr.

F Meghan Soulias 5-9 Soph.

G Brittney Coleman 5-7 Sr.

G Danielle Kleet 5-1 Soph.

F Alexa DelColle 5-8 Sr.

Outlook: Buoyed by return of Portaro; Soulias, Kleet could be key.

SUFFOLK AA-III

CENTEREACH COUGARS

Coach: Jimmy Steigele Jr.

Last season: 9-9

Key players

G Cassidy Treanor 5-8 Sr.

G Sara Kwiatkowski 5-7 Sr.

F Erin Toumey 5-9 Jr.

F Lauren Knespler 5-10 Jr.

G Abby Blount 5-4 Jr.

Outlook: A well-balanced team with good shooters and rebounders, the Cougars have hopes of winning at least one playoff game this season.

COPIAGUE EAGLES

Coach: Carole Olsen

Last season: 17-4

Key players

G/F Anna Zaborowska 5-8 Sr.

G Emilyae Ward 5-3 Jr.

G Christina Sanchez 5-6 8th grade

G/F Tayanne Peay 5-6 Soph.

F Keyanah Jackson 5-8 Jr.

Outlook: The Eagles are perennial playoff contenders, and they’re looking for their 18thstraight trip to the postseason. Zaborowska and Ward are two dynamic players who provide much of the scoring punch.

HUNTINGTON BLUE DEVILS

Coach: Mike Kaplan

Last season: 16-4

Key players

G Anna Gulizio 5-7 Sr.

G Emma Petrizzi 5-7 Sr.

G Tara Wilson 5-7 Sr.

G Alex Heuwetter 5-11 Jr.

G Katie Seccafico 5-9 Jr.

Outlook: Seeking a fourth straight league title, the Blue Devils return nine players with balanced skill sets.

NEWFIELD WOLVERINES

Coach: Michael Fotis

Last season: 4-12

Key players

G Chinelle Nelson 5-4 8th grade

G/F Olivia Bond 5-6 Soph.

G Savannah Bond 5-5 8th grade

F Jada McCloud 5-5 Fr.

G Madison Wenzel 5-4 Soph.

Outlook: Size and experience are obvious holes for the Wolverines, but the young talent is hard to ignore. They could be a force a year or two down the line.

NORTH BABYLON BULLDOGS

Coach: Marc Riley

Last season: 4-12

Key players

F Raiana Brown 6-0 Soph.

G Brianna LaValle G 5-4 Soph.

G Ashanti Chandler 5-7 Jr.

G/F Nia Griffith 5-8 Soph.

G/F Alana Felix 5-9 Fr.

Outlook: Brown provides a consistent inside presence and as last season’s League III Rookie of the Year, she’ll be leaned on to provide scoring down low.

SMITHTOWN EAST BULLS

Coach: Tom Vulin

Last season: 9-9

Key players

G Ceili Williams 5-4 Jr.

G Tori Redmond 5-8 Sr.

F Kate Cosgrove 5-8 Fr.

G Brianna Durland 5-3 Fr.

F/C Tatiana Jean 5-10 Sr.

Outlook: The Bulls focus on defense to fuel their fast-paced offense. Because they lack size, the goal will be to score in transition.

SUFFOLK AA-III

CENTEREACH COUGARS

Coach: Jimmy Steigele Jr.

Last season: 9-9

Key players

G Cassidy Treanor 5-8 Sr.

G Sara Kwiatkowski 5-7 Sr.

F Erin Toumey 5-9 Jr.

F Lauren Knespler 5-10 Jr.

G Abby Blount 5-4 Jr.

Outlook: A well-balanced team with good shooters and rebounders, the Cougars have hopes of winning at least one playoff game this season.

COPIAGUE EAGLES

Coach: Carole Olsen

Last season: 17-4

Key players

G/F Anna Zaborowska 5-8 Sr.

G Emilyae Ward 5-3 Jr.

G Christina Sanchez 5-6 8th grade

G/F Tayanne Peay 5-6 Soph.

F Keyanah Jackson 5-8 Jr.

Outlook: The Eagles are perennial playoff contenders, and they’re looking for their 18thstraight trip to the postseason. Zaborowska and Ward are two dynamic players who provide much of the scoring punch.

HUNTINGTON BLUE DEVILS

Coach: Mike Kaplan

Last season: 16-4

Key players

G Anna Gulizio 5-7 Sr.

G Emma Petrizzi 5-7 Sr.

G Tara Wilson 5-7 Sr.

G Alex Heuwetter 5-11 Jr.

G Katie Seccafico 5-9 Jr.

Outlook: Seeking a fourth straight league title, the Blue Devils return nine players with balanced skill sets.

NEWFIELD WOLVERINES

Coach: Michael Fotis

Last season: 4-12

Key players

G Chinelle Nelson 5-4 8th grade

G/F Olivia Bond 5-6 Soph.

G Savannah Bond 5-5 8th grade

F Jada McCloud 5-5 Fr.

G Madison Wenzel 5-4 Soph.

Outlook: Size and experience are obvious holes for the Wolverines, but the young talent is hard to ignore. They could be a force a year or two down the line.

NORTH BABYLON BULLDOGS

Coach: Marc Riley

Last season: 4-12

Key players

F Raiana Brown 6-0 Soph.

G Brianna LaValle G 5-4 Soph.

G Ashanti Chandler 5-7 Jr.

G/F Nia Griffith 5-8 Soph.

G/F Alana Felix 5-9 Fr.

Outlook: Brown provides a consistent inside presence and as last season’s League III Rookie of the Year, she’ll be leaned on to provide scoring down low.

SMITHTOWN EAST BULLS

Coach: Tom Vulin

Last season: 9-9

Key players

G Ceili Williams 5-4 Jr.

G Tori Redmond 5-8 Sr.

F Kate Cosgrove 5-8 Fr.

G Brianna Durland 5-3 Fr.

F/C Tatiana Jean 5-10 Sr.

Outlook: The Bulls focus on defense to fuel their fast-paced offense. Because they lack size, the goal will be to score in transition.

SMITHTOWN WEST BULLS

Coach: Katie Combs

Last season: 9-9

Key players

F Gabby Horman 6-2 Sr.

F Sarah Harrington 6-0 Sr.

G Jillian Unkenholz 5-7 Soph.

G Natalie Condzal 5-8 Jr.

G/F Gabrianna Lorefice 5-7 Soph.

Outlook: A deep bench and aggressive group of rookies have the Bulls poised to continue last season’s success. Horman, Harrington and Unkenholz are the core of the offense.

WEST ISLIP LIONS

Coach: Christopher Scharf

Last season: 2-16

Key players

C Julia Rion 6-1 Sr.

F Amanda Arena 5-8 Sr.

G Peyton Ryan 5-8 Soph.

G Erin Schweers 5-4 Jr.

G Julia Varley 5-3 Soph.

Outlook: Improvement off last season is the goal, and with several players returning, the Lions could be considerably better.

SUFFOLK AA-IV

BELLPORT CLIPPERS

Coach: Rob Powell

Last season: 0-14

Key players

G/F Talaya Guirantes 5-10 Fr.

C Chrissy Hobson 5-11 Sr.

G/F Jenna Piro 5-9 Sr.

F Shannon Gibbons 5-9 Sr.

G Gina Alvarado 5-1 Jr.

Outlook: Guirantesis is a strong defender, rebounder, strong to basket.

DEER PARK FALCONS

Coach: Mike Gennaro

Last season: 6-12

Key players

G Tasia Chambers 5-6 Sr.

G Julianna Knice 5-3 Soph.

G Kimora Jenkins 5-8 Fr.

F Cassie Hovanec 5-4 Soph.

F Tiffany Lloyd 5-10 Jr.

Outlook: Young team led by Chambers.

EAST ISLIP REDMEN

Coach: Eugeneia Quinn

Last season: 8-9

Key players

F Jackie Carty 5-10 Sr.

F Catie Clehane 5-10 Jr.

G Melissa Sconone 5-6 Soph.

G Gia Gremaux 5-6 Fr.

F Molly O’Neill 5-8 Sr.

Outlook: Carty, O’Neill can do it all; Clehane, Gremaux attack the rim.

EASTPORT-SOUTH MANOR SHARKS

Coach: Steven Giacolone

Last season: 9-9

Key players

G/F Casey Travers 5-7 Soph.

G Jen Quinn 5-4 Jr.

F Megan Henderson 5-7 Soph.

G/F Hope Steuerwald 5-7 Jr.

F Stella Bianco 5-6 Jr.

Outlook: Looking to get the offense clicking early on.

HILLS WEST COLTS

Coach: Bryan Dugan

Last season: 12-7

Key players

G Tori Harris 6-0 Sr.

G Channiah Baker 5-3 Sr.

F Samantha Hinke 6-0 Jr.

F Jada Cooper 5-8 Jr.

G Joi Wilson 5-6 Sr.

Outlook: Harris, sister of Detroit Pistons Tobias Harris, leads the way.

HAUPPAUGE EAGLES

Coach: Jamie Edson

Last season: 11-6

Key players

G Katie Murphy 5-8 Sr.

G Kayla Petre 5-9 Sr.

G Kaitlin Cronin 5-10 Sr.

F Mary McKenna 6-2 Sr.

F Lindsey Devine 6-0 Jr.

Outlook: 12 senors, led by Murphy, could mean a deep playoff run.

KINGS PARK KINGSMEN

Coach: Tom Edmundson

Last season: 18-3

Key players

G Samantha Hogan 5-5 Soph.

G Samantha Schultz 5-11 Jr.

G Selena Ubriaco 5-10 Sr.

F Taylor Slicklein 5-11 Sr.

F Tiffany Slicklein 5-10 Sr.

Outlook: Significant returning talent in Schultz and Tiffany Slicklein.

WEST BABYLON EAGLES

Coach: Debbie McGuire

Last season: 11-9

Key players

G Shannon McGuire 5-6 Sr.

G Brittany Claud 5-7 Jr.

G Caitlin McGuire 5-5 Soph.

F Grace Guglielmo 5-8 Jr.

G Delilah Doyle 5-6 Soph.

Outlook: Shannon McGuire (56 treys) and Claud (41) are distance threats.

SUFFOLK A-V

AMITYVILLE WARRIORS

Coach: Shabue Mosley

Last season: 7-11

Key players

G La’Niya Clark 5-5 Sr.

G Cierra LaForest 5-6 Sr.

C Ariana Sims 5-9 Sr.

F Sabrina Tobin 5-10 Jr.

G Jada Roberts-Duncan 5-4 Jr.

Outlook: Tobin and Roberts-Duncan could step up this season.

COMSEWOGUE WARRIORS

Coach: Joe Caltagirone

Last season: 5-13

Key players

G Nora Gabel 5-9 Jr.

F Sam Collins 6-1 Sr.

G/F Lauren Gray 5-6 Sr.

G Megan Turner 5-7 Sr.

F Georgia Alexious 5-11 Jr.

Outlook: Opened season with 3 wins behind 20+ from 3 different players.

HARBORFIELDS TORNADOES

Coach: G. Davis Lavey

Last season: 17-5

Key players

G Christiana de Borja 5-5 Sr.

G Kate Tardo 5-7 Sr.

F Falyn Dwyer 5-8 Sr.

C Grace Zagaja 5-8 Sr.

G Kristen Paradine 5-6 Jr.

Outlook: De Borja is primed to lead Tornadoes back to the top of leage.

ISLIP BUCCANEERS

Coach: Collin Smith

Last season: 19-4

Key players

F Holly Iafrate 5-10 Sr.

C Tatiana Alfred 6-0 Jr.

G Hannah Franco 5-2 Jr.

G/F Kayla Multer 5-7 Jr.

G/F Grace MacGibbon 5-7 Sr.

Outlook: Working to come together after a rough opening.

MILLER PLACE PANTHERS

Coach: Joe Read

Last season: 5-9

Key players

F Ally Tarantino 5-9 Jr.

G Kelly Ryan 5-7 Sr.

G Victoria Iavarone 5-8 Jr.

G Elizabeth Corbin 5-3 Sr.

G Emma Acevedo 5-6 Soph.

Outlook: Young core wutg potential for growth in new league.

ROCKY POINT EAGLES

Coach: Scott Lindsay

Last season: 0-18

Key players

G Christina Bellissimo 5-3 Jr.

C Abigail Bellport 5-11 Jr.

G Madison Gennaro 5-4 Fr.

G Clare Levy 5-2 Fr.

F Nicole Taveras 5-5 Jr.

Outlook: Forget last year, Eagles won twice in first three games.

SAYVILLE GOLDEN FLASHES

Coach: Phil Depompeo

Last season: 11-7

Key players

G Sarah Laterza 5-5 Sr.

F Caroline Rupp 5-8 Sr.

C Sarin Baldante 5-10 Sr.

G Devin Dolan 5-9 Jr.

F Jenna Harclerode 5-9 Fr.

Outlook: Rolling along at 4-0 including one-point win at ESM.

WESTHAMPTON HURRICANES

Coach: Katie Peters

Last season: 11-7

Key players

G/F Lexi Miller 5-6 Jr.

F Lindsay Rongo 5-10 Soph.

G Isabelle Smith 5-6 Fr.

G Annabelle Seeliger 5-8 Soph.

G Julia Magro 5-3 Jr.

Outlook: Opened season with three victories before taking a loss.

SUFFOLK A-VI

BAYPORT BLUE-POINT

PHANTOMS

Coach: Toni Mulgrave

Last season: 3-9

Key players

G Cassidy Weeks 5-4 Jr.

G Olivia Monturo 5-6 Fr.

G/F Alyson Sena 5-6 Jr.

F Emma Fiorentine 5-11 Soph.

G Frankie Villar 5-6 Sr.

Outlook: The Phantoms have young talent that is a bit untested, but there’s potential if they can put it all together.

EAST HAMPTON BONACKERS

Coach: Kelly McKee

Last season: 0-16

Key players

G Jacquis Thorsen 5-3 Sr.

G Alex Rutkowski 5-0 Sr.

F Madison Schenck 5-4 Jr.

F Luz Wood-Monzun 5-8 Soph.

Outlook: Thorsen leads the Bonackers as an athletic guard capable of doing everything on the court.

GLENN KNIGHTS

Coach: Tricia Farrell

Last season: 17-3

Key players

G Alyssa Adomaites 5-5 Soph.

F Maggie McGuckin 5-9 Sr.

F Faith Nichol 5-10 Soph.

G Ali Pelkonen 5-7 Fr.

G Kate Zenobio 5-5 Jr.

Outlook: Adomaites is a budding talent who shoots and handles the ball well. Nichol and McGuckin are inside presences who add flexibility to the offense.

HAMPTON BAYS BAYMEN

Coach: Vinny Russo

Last season: 17-3

Key players

G Mackenzie Tyler 5-3 Jr.

G Anna Rose Dean 5-5 Jr.

G Rebecca Heaney 5-0 Fr.

F/C Emma Candelaria 5-7 Jr.

F Lily Candelaria 5-6 Fr.

Outlook: This is a young team coming off a stellar season, leaving new players to step up to replace the production of those who graduated. Tyler is expected to lead in scoring and passing.

MOUNT SINAI MUSTANGS

Coach: Michael Pappalardo

Last season: 13-6

Key players

G Victoria Johnson 5-4 Sr.

F Veronica Venezia 5-11 Sr.

G Gabby Sartori 5-8 Soph.

F Brooke Cergl 5-8 Soph.

F Olivia Williams 5-8 Jr.

Outlook: All the starters from last year’s playoff team return to fuel what Pappalardo calls an “explosive and high-scoring offense.”

SHOREHAM-WADING RIVER WILDCATS

Coach: Adam Lievre

Last season: 9-9

Key players

G Mackenzie Zajac 5-7 Sr.

G Mikayla Dwyer 5-6 Jr.

G Sophie Triandafils 5-6 Sr.

G Sam Higgins 5-5 Sr.

F Maria Smith 5-8 Sr.

Outlook: A blend of multi-sport athletes makes the Wildcats one of the most athletic teams in League A-VI, if not the county. Zajac will play basketball at SUNY Cortland.

SOUTHAMPTON MARINERS

Coach: Rich Wingfield

Last season: 2-14

Key players

F Ayana Ray 5-8 Soph.

G Margarita Trujillo 5-6 Sr.

G Ishanti Gumbs 5-4 Fr.

F Sita Kadash 5-7 Sr.

G Taylor Pike 5-3 Soph.

Outlook: There’s more talent in Southampton than last season, and Wingfield said this could be the season that the Mariners break through.

WYANDANCH WARRIORS

Coach: Angelique L. Shannon

Last season: 3-9

Key players

C Monasia McCloud 5-11 Jr.

G Jaaliyah Ervin 5-2 Soph.

G Rasauna Melendez 5-4 Jr.

F Malasia Wright 5-6 Soph.

G Laila Buchanan 4-11 Jr.

Outlook: New to Class A, the Warriors will look to use speed and agility to augment a tenacious defense.

SUFFOLK BCD-VII

BABYLON PANTHERS

Coach: Chris Ryan

Last season: 11-8

Key players

F Amanda Guerra 5-9 Jr.

G Julia Vella 5-3 Jr.

G Dana Bushery 5-7 Jr.

G Katherine Buser 5-5 Jr.

F Shelby Holder 5-9 Jr.

Outlook: The Panthers’ hopes for a return trip to the playoffs rest on a sturdy defense and aggressive mentality on the boards.

CENTER MORICHES RED DEVILS

Coach: Rich Roberts

Last season: 11-8

Key players

F Kristina Baldanza 5-10 Sr.

F Samantha Gangi 5-7 Sr.

F Sarah Brady 5-10 Sr.

G Maddie Juliano 5-5 Jr.

G Sabrina Scuria 5-4 Soph.

Outlook: Baldanza is a versatile forward who can score in the paint and on the perimeter. She’ll lead the Red Devils, who have county title aspirations.

MATTITUCK TUCKERS

Coach: Steve Van Dood

Last season: 20-3

Key players

F Liz Dwyer 5-10 r.

F Corrine Reda 5-9 Sr.

G Mackenzie Daly 5-7 Jr.

G Jane DiGregorio 5-7 Jr.

G Chelsea Marlborough 5-5 Jr.

Outlook: Dwyer is a versatile talent who gives high energy in the post and along the perimeter. Last year’s team won the program’s first county and Long Island titles.

MERCY MONARCHS

Coach: Meaghan Macarthur

Last season: 10-7

Key players

G Mia Behrens 5-8 Sr.

F Melina Santacroce 5-11 Jr.

G Olivia Kneski 5-7 Jr.

G Chastin Giles 5-4 Fr.

G Savannah Hauser 5-5 Sr.

Outlook: Tenacious defense and shooting ability have the Monarchs confident about another push at the playoffs.

PIERSON/B’HAMPTON WHALERS

Coach: Kevin Barron

Last season: 13-8

Key players

G Nia Dawson 5-8 Sr.

F Lily Kot 5-7 Sr.

G Isabel Peters 5-6 Sr.

F Lottie Evans 5-7 Sr.

G Katie Kneeland 5-8 Soph.

Outlook: A deep bench consistent of role players is expected to complement a starting-five that returns four players. Defense anchors the team.

PORT JEFFERSON ROYALS

Coach: Ed Duddy

Last season: 15-4

Key players

G/F Courtney Lewis 5-8 Sr.

G Jillian Colucci 5-3 Sr.

G/F Jackie Brown 5-9 Sr.

C Gillian Kenah 5-9 Sr.

F/C Corinne Scannell 5-9 Sr.

Outlook: Lewis is one of Suffolk’s most prolific scorers. Her offense is key to Port Jeff’s goal of returning to the Class C Championship.

SMITHTOWN CHRISTIAN KNIGHTS

Coach: Michael Kaminicki

Last season: N/A

Key players

F Sarah Spreckles 5-10 Jr.

G Alexa Weindorf 5-7 Soph.

G Heidi Schneider 5-7 Soph.

F Dorothy Pierre 5-10 Soph.

G Angel Wang 5-7 Fr.

Outlook: The Knights haven’t had a varsity program “in several years,” according to Kaminicki, after only having JV teams in recent history. Spreckles is an all-around athlete.

SOUTHOLD/GREENPORT

FIRST SETTLERS

Coach: Skip Gehring

Last season: 4-13

Key players

G Madison Tabor 5-5 Sr.

G Toni Esposito 5-5 Sr.

F Angelika Klavas 5-8 Sr.

F Katie Tuthill 5-8 Sr.

G Ale Cardi 5-6 Jr.

Outlook: New to Class C, the Settlers are a very athletic team that wants to push the tempo and score in transition.

STONY BROOK BEARS

Coach: Tim Stone

Last season: 0-11

Key players

G Beth Felix Soph.

G Sammy Petersen Jr.

F Jessica Nwachukwu Jr.

G Meghan Hutzler Sr.

G Elizabeth Robbins Fr.

Outlook: A solid group of athletes could help the Bears improve off a winless season. Defense is the team’s strength.